Media

Every week we reach hundreds of thousands of people through placing arguments in the media in support of the principles we stand for. No other advocacy group in the country does as much as we do to promote support for policies that defend your right, and that of your community, to make decisions about your own life free from counter-productive government interference.

Press Statement: Drug-related crime increase due to police action - 2nd December 2009

The number of active private security officers has increased by 167% in the period 1997-2007, while the number of sworn police officials has increased by only 18%, according to data released by the South African Institute of Race Relations this week. There were 192 012 more private security officers in 2007 than in 1997. Over the same period there were only 19 687 more police officials.

60 000 South Africans to be represented at the IRR’s oral submission against EWC - IRR

5 September 2018 - The judiciary has not been tested on the matter of just compensation amounting to no compensation in any case. The legislature has not been tested in its capacity to pass laws that make explicit the conditions in which property may be expropriated, where just compensation might equal no compensation. The executive has also failed to implement its own policies.

IRR calls for extension of ICC submission deadline

1 March 2017 – The IRR has today written to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services to make the point that the time afforded for submissions on the proposed Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act Repeal Bill is too short.

IRR response to Jacob Zuma comments this evening

1 April 2016 – Our considered view is that the Zuma exit is likely to be a far more orderly and less dramatic departure – staged over the next 18 months – than the sudden once off announcement some analysts anticipated for this evening.

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